Family Office Accountant

AJ Chambers
Chelsea, London
£40,000 - £45,000 per annum
23 Jul 2020
22 Aug 2020
Job Role
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

AJ Chambers are currently recruiting on behalf of a High-Net-Worth Individual to work full-time in their modern Chelsea offices. The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified Accountant who is used to working autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

Main duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Bank Account Checking for Asia - (2 banks), Europe - (2 banks), UK - (1 bank) and USA - (2 banks)
  • Budgets, including monthly forecast preparation, and annual budget preparation
  • Maintain spreadsheets for Cars in Asia, UK and USA

For UK 1 Ltd:

  • Process payments and issue sales invoices (maximum 5/year)
  • Maintain sates invoice summary
  • Maintain inventory spreadsheet
  • Maintain cash register
  • Check bank account (monthly)
  • Review quarterly VAT calculations with external accountant
  • Provide information to external accountant for annual accounts
  • Check annual accounts prepared by external accountant
  • Inventory insurance

Insurances (UK):

  • Properties
  • Cars
  • Limited Company


  • Check and file monthly investment report
  • Accounting of investment portfolio, twice a year abroad (3 days per visit)

For UK 2 Ltd:

  • Bank Reconciliation (annually)
  • Provide information to external accountant for annual accounts
  • Check annual accounts prepared by external accountant


  • Tax Return - As per lawyer's advice
  • Pay bills
  • Maintain account sheets for personal loans to others
  • Maintain spreadsheet for donations
  • Reconcile payments and maintain spreadsheets for scholarships
  • Check credit cards - UK and Europe
  • Life Insurance policy (annually)
  • BUPA Health. Dental and Travel policies and claims (annually)
  • Petty Cash management (monthly)


  • Asia - Maintain management and inventory spreadsheet
  • UK - Make payments and maintain management spreadsheets
  • USA - Check the monthly registers provided by accountant and maintain management spreadsheets


  • Asia - Maintain satay account sheets as per accountant's payments
  • UK - Process payroll per calculations
  • USA - Check payroll register provided by accountant
  • Loans – Management

Benefits Package:

  • Base Salary: £45,000
  • Holiday: 28 Days (Including Bank Holidays)
  • Working Hours: 09:00 – 17:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Annual Reviews
  • Overseas Travel Expenses (potentially twice a year)

For further information on this role, please apply direct or contact Matthew Lawford at AJ Chambers

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